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Stay in a Washington hotel near the White House, by the waterfront in Georgetown or alongside trendy boutiques in Dupont Circle. Choose the place that is right for you with this guide to the top 10 hotels in Washington.

Top boutique hotel – The Hotel George - a Kimpton Hotel

Hotel George is one of the hottest hotels in Washington, with its simply decorated guestrooms in neutral tones and baths of black granite. Look out for celebrities and politicos in the lobby of this Capitol Hill hotel.

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15 E St. NW, Washington 20001
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Top romantic hotel – The Hay Adams

Elegance and class permeate the Hay Adams. Burnished wood and brass chandeliers adorn the lobby, while thick duvets and cream brocades await you upstairs. The White House is across the street.

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800 16th St. NW, Washington 20006

Top family hotel – L’Enfant Plaza Hotel

Indoor and outdoor pools, child care and infant beds draw families to L’Enfant Plaza. This Washington hotel is just south of the National Mall park. Smithsonian museums, monuments and a subway stop are all within easy walking distance.

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480 L’Enfant Plaza SW, Washington 20024
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Top pet-friendly hotel – Hotel Monaco Washington D.C. - a Kimpton Hotel

The Hotel Monaco may be the most elegant place you’ve ever taken your pet. Furry visitors pad along marble hallways before entering rooms with puppy and kitten snacks, pet beds and maps of nearby hydrants.

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700 F St. NW, Washington 20004
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Top historic hotel – Renaissance Mayflower Hotel

The palatial Mayflower was described by President Truman as Washington’s “second best address” at its 1925 opening. Presidents and celebrities alike have graced the marble and crystal guestrooms. Boutique shopping and cafés lie within this Dupont Circle neighborhood.

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1127 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington 20036
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Top gourmet hotel – The Ritz-Carlton, Georgetown

Brick and wood-paneled walls distinguish this elegant Georgetown hotel. Fahrenheit restaurant makes dinner more interesting with fire-themed menus of grilled and fire-roasted vegetables and seafood. Reserve private dining in the Chimney Stack, a brick-lined 130-foot smokestack.

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3100 South St. NW, Washington 20007

Top spa hotel – The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C.

Sophistication reigns at the Ritz-Carlton, and this Foggy Bottom hotel’s spa is nothing less than superb. Indulge yourself with a therapeutic massage, manicure or pedicure, or relax in the warm spa tub.

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1150 22nd St. NW, Washington 20037
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Top business hotel – The St. Regis Washington, D.C.

Meeting rooms, secretarial services and close proximity to the Washington Convention Center make the St. Regis a popular business hotel. Impress clients over dinner at Alain Ducasse’s Adour restaurant. 

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926 16th St. NW, Washington 20006
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Top design hotel – Hotel Palomar Washington DC - a Kimpton Hotel

Part hotel, part gallery, the Hotel Palomar fills every nook with fuchsia and magenta fabrics, faux-fur throws and zebrawood furniture. The lobby displays decorative artworks and the style continues at nearby galleries on Dupont Circle. 

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2121 P St. NW, Washington 20037
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Top self-catering hotel – One Washington Circle Hotel

Cheerful gold and blue hues brighten guestrooms at this Foggy Bottom hotel. Dine at the bistro restaurant or cook for yourself with in-room refrigerators and microwave ovens. 

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1 Washington Cir. NW, Washington 20037
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